Beverley Town Council Elect Youngest-Ever Mayor Virtually

Beverley Town Council Elect Youngest-Ever Mayor Virtually
May 11, 2020

History was made on two counts in  Beverley on Monday evening when the town’s youngest-ever mayor, Cllr Tom Astell, 24,  was elected using virtual meeting technology.

The ancient Mayor making ceremony was conducted online, with councillors electing their new mayor from their own homes due to the lockdown restrictions.

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Mayor Encourages Residents To Celebrate Beverley Virtual VE 75 Day

Mayor Encourages Residents To Celebrate Beverley Virtual VE 75 Day
May 7, 2020

Beverley Town Council had big plans to commemorate this special 75th anniversary of VE Day along with many other organisations, groups and churches within the town.  Due to the present pandemic of Coronavirus, all these activities had to be cancelled. 

However, this does not stop them from commemorating and celebrating this special occasion in our own homes following the government regulations ‘Stay at Home – Protect the NHS – Save Lives’.  

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Beverley Town Councillors Delivering Life-Saving PPE To Care Homes

Beverley Town Councillors Delivering Life-Saving PPE To Care Homes
May 4, 2020

Councillors from Beverley Town Council are delivering life-saving, PPE face shields to key workers in the care home sector in Beverley.

The face shields have been designed by the engineering department at Hull University, who have been working round the clock with NHS consultants and industrial partners to create a state of the art face shield to protect health workers against the Covid 19 virus.

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Mayormaking Ceremony To Be Conducted Virtually For The First Time

Mayormaking Ceremony To Be Conducted Virtually For First Time
May 1, 2020

The 413th Mayor of Beverley will be chosen later this month using Zoom virtual meeting technology.  Beverley Town Council says the move to do this signals its determination to continue its civic traditions despite the lockdown. 

The ancient office of the Mayor of Beverley dates back to 1573. It is usually passed on each May at the annual Mayormaking ceremony at Beverley’s Guildhall.

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COVID-19 Support Group Started By Local Volunteer

COVID-19 Support Group Started By Local Volunteer
March 16, 2020

As anxiety grows around the current spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK, many communities are looking to local, grassroots activism to create support networks in the face of what can often seem confusing, not to say conflicting advice.

The latest in the East Riding area is the new Beverley Community COVID-19 Support Group. It has been launched by community leader and volunteer, Jackie Heffer, following similar initiatives that are springing up nationwide.

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Liberal Democrat David Tucker Promises To Stand Up For Beverley

Liberal Democrat David Tucker Promises To Stand Up For Beverley
March 9, 2020

This Thursday, 12 March, a by-election will be held in the St Mary’s West ward to elect a new councillor to Beverley Town Council.

The well known and respected campaigner, David Tucker, will contest the seat for the Liberal Democrats who won all 7 St Mary’s seats on Beverley Town Council last May, in addition to 3 councillors on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

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Big Beverley Pancake Race Seeks Teams of Tossers

Big Beverley Pancake Race Seeks Teams of Tossers
January 23, 2020

Beverley Town Council has put an appeal for the tossers to come forward to take part in an upcoming event.

For the third consecutive, Beverley Town Council will be hosting the Big Beverley Pancake Race. As a result, they are urging businesses to support the event.

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